NEW YORK — Find the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic in New York state and New York City, including data on positive cases and other indicators, and information from local officials.
Gov. Cuomo gives NY COVID-19 update
- NY positivity rate: 0.41%
- Tests reported: 139,492
- Tests positive: 566 (Cumulative total since March 2020: 2,090,563)
- Seven-day positivity rate: 0.47%
- NY COVID-19 hospitalizations: 758
- ICU: 190
- Ventilators: 113
- COVID-19 fatalities in NY: 9 (death toll: 42,833)
- Vaccination doses administered: 19,820,785
- Percent of NYers 18+ with at least one vaccine dose: 69.2%
- Percent of NYers 18+ fully vaccinated: 60.3%
Mayor de Blasio gives NYC COVID-19 update
- Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks
- Bringing back full-scale fireworks show back to NYC for all to enjoy
- “This will be the biggest show yet,” Mayor de Blasio said.
- Dedicated areas for those fully vaccinated and another area for those not vaccinated.
- Producer of Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks, Will Coss: Macy’s will launch more than 65,000 shells and effects.
- Two-hour special airing on NBC. Performances including One Republic, Coldplay, Reba McEntire
- Coney Island fireworks returns (after Macy’s show concludes)
- 10 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.
- Watch from Coney Island Boardwalk
- Beach open for day until dusk
Vaccines in NYC
- 8,645,785 total doses administered
Parole Bill progress
- Introduce Legislation
- Pass the Assembly State
- Pass the State Senate
NYC mayor’s race
- Early voting starts Saturday
- Ranked choice voting: Gives people more power.
- More info on elections, ranked choice voting, candidates and more.
- COVID Hospitalizations: 75 (9% positivity rate)
- Hospitalization rate per 100,000, 7-day average (NYS): 0.45
- New reported COVID-19 cases on 7-day average (including probable cases): 212
- 7-day rolling average: 0.71%
Poll: Americans who refuse COVID vaccine likely won’t change mind
According to the poll published Tuesday by the analytics and advisory company Gallup, 78% say they are unlikely to reconsider their vaccination plans, including 51% who say they are “not likely at all” to change their mind and get vaccinated.
What is happening with the US investigation into COVID-19’s origins?
Once dismissed by most public health experts and government officials, the hypothesis that COVID-19 leaked accidentally from a Chinese lab is now receiving scrutiny under a new U.S. investigation.
Pop-up vaccine sites at city libraries
The New York Public Library has teamed with New York City to host mobile vaccination pop-ups. See the full list of locations and dates below.
- Bronx Library Center: June 9-12, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Allerton Library: June 16-18, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Francis Martin Library: June 23-26, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Soundview Library: June 23-26, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Edenwald Library: June 30-July 2, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Harlem Library: June 9-12, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Seward Park Library: June 16-18, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Staten Island:
- Stapleton Library: June 9-12, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- New Dorp Library: June 16-18, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- St. George Library: June 23-26, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NYS mask guidance in schools
NY lawmakers aim to increase penalties for fake COVID vaccine cards
Assembly lawmakers passed a bill on Thursday that would make it a felony to forge or possess fake immunization records, including COVID-19 vaccine cards.
NY vaccine lottery scratch-offs incentive extended
NYC school vaccination program opens, but faces challenges
The first of a series of on-campus vaccination sites opened in the Bronx on Friday, but the event ended up showing how challenging vaccinating 12- to 17-year-olds might be.
NY unveils first 10 college scholarship winners
Ten lucky students in New York received full college scholarships on Wednesday, simply for getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
New York, New Jersey and several companies nationwide are offering incentives for those who get vaccinated, including free food, drinks and a scratch-and-win ticket where people have the chance to win $5 million.
Latest official numbers
As of Thursday, there were 2,090,563 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 and 42,833 fatalities, according to data from the state.
The New York state coronavirus hotline is 1-888-364-3065; information is also being posted here